Antelope Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Freeze Warning, Hard Freeze Watch
Issued: 12:07 AM PST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Freeze warning remains in effect until 8 am PST this morning...
... Hard freeze watch remains in effect from late tonight through
Sunday morning...

* temperatures... temperatures will lower to 26-32 degrees around
dawn and 24-30 degrees on Saturday night. Two to four hours of
lows in the mid 20s are possible early Sunday.

* Impacts... a hard freeze can kill crops and sensitive
vegetation, and harm outdoor pets and livestock. Extended
exposure to cold can cause hypothermia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means temperatures 29 and 32 for two or more
consecutive hours are imminent. Protective measures to save crops
and sensitive vegetation should be taken. Vulnerable animals and
pets should be kept indoors in a house or barn.

A hard freeze watch means temperatures of 28 degrees or less for
two or more consecutive hours are possible. Protective measures
to save outdoor plants may be needed. Vulnerable animals and pets
should be kept indoors in a house or barn. Exposed pipes should
be wrapped to keep them from bursting.